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How a Family Law Specialist Can Help You 12-11-2015

How a Family Law Specialist Can Help You

Consider the following scenario. You and your spouse have realized that your marriage no longer makes either of you happy. Whether amicably or through adversity, you decide on a divorce. However, you realize you will need an attorney but are unsure of whom to choose. There seems to be a plethora of attorneys vying for your trust. How can you possibly know whom to choose? Look for a board certified family law specialist.

A family law specialist has the unique qualifications to be considered an experienced in their area of study. Lawyers who earn this distinction undergo rigorous study and examination to prove their knowledge and experience. When you have a family law expert on your side, you can rest assured that a highly qualified individual represents you.

Requirements Needed to Become a Family Law Specialist

In order to become a board certified family law specialist, an attorney must demonstrate comprehensive knowledge and experience. These lawyers go above and beyond the normal requirements necessary to become an attorney in California.

To receive the title of specialist, an individual must:

  • Have practiced in a specific area of law for 25% for the last 5 years
  • Be an active member of the State Bar of California
  • Pass a comprehensive, written exam
  • Display a high level of experience and achievement
  • Complete at least 45 hours of continued education in their chosen field

Family law specialists are the only ones who can legally call themselves experienced in their field. If you go through a divorce, wouldn’t you want someone highly qualified? At James D. Madden, Attorney at Law, our attorney is a family law specialist who brings years of experience. We have handled many different divorce and mediation cases. We put our clients’ needs first and prioritize their success. If you are looking to dissolve your marriage, contact our Rancho Cucamonga family law specialist today.

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